Lynne Miller is a Professor of Educational Leadership and Director of the Southern Maine Partnership at the University of Southern Maine. Before joining the USM faculty in 1987, she served in a variety of public school teaching and administrative positions at the building and district level. She was also involved in the Worcester Teacher Corps and in Boston de-segregation efforts.
As a scholar, she has written widely in the fields of professional learning and school reform. Her most recent books, written in collaboration with Ann Lieberman, are Teachers Caught in the Action (Teachers College Press, 2001), Teacher Leadership (Josey-Bass, 2004), and Teachers in Community (Teachers College Press, 2008). Her current research focuses on first generation college students and their readiness for higher education. She is under contract, along with Jeff Beaudry, to complete an educational research textbook aimed at graduate students in education.